Let’s Talk About Suicide!

TW: Suicidal thoughts/feelings. Suicide is a topic I am yet to speak about on my little ol’ blog. Indeed, I have delved into many areas of mental health including OCD, eating disorders, depression and anxiety. However, suicidal thoughts and feelings?…

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World Mental Health Day 2017

Today is World Mental Health Day and I am overjoyed to see so many people talking openly about mental health. It’s refreshing to see my Twitter timeline full of tweets of hope, support and understanding for mental illness – definitely…

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The Fight for Support

Today was supposed to be my first appointment with the eating disorder service up here at University. I say first, but technically that’s not true. Let me explain. One year ago I moved to a new city a few hours…

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My Updated Experience of Antidepressants

Around a year ago, I wrote an ‘expectations vs. reality’ style post on my experience of antidepressants. I have now been taking medication for my mental health for around two years. I therefore felt it was about time I shared with…

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What NOT to Say When I’m Struggling with my Mental Health

It can be really difficult to know what the right thing to say or do is when somebody close to you suffers with mental illness. You’re may be terrified to say the wrong thing but at the same time, you…

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